Food can become contaminated at any stage of production and safety is the joint responsibility of everyone in the food supply chain. Many people become ill from food prepared at home, but we can avoid getting sick with some simple safe food handling rules!
1/3 of food produced is lost or wasted. This is not only an ethical and economic issue, it also depletes the environment of limited natural resources. Simple changes in the way we shop, cook, plan meals and store food, can make a huge difference!
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A recent study by researchers from Ontario, Canada indicates that high school students are an important but overlooked audience for safe food handling education. The research highlights that high school is an ideal time to instil food safety knowledge, as many students prepare to make the transition from passive observers to active participants in the kitchen.
A list of food additives used in the European Union.
While Europe is the global region with the lowest estimated burden from foodborne illness, hundreds of thousands of cases are reported in the European Union each year. Many people become ill from food prepared or stored incorrectly at home, but the good news is that many cases are mild and we can all keep ourselves safe from foodborne illness by following some simple tips.
Fats and carbohydrates are often under the spotlight as being unhealthy. But should we limit our consumption of fat and carbohydrates? Are they good for our health?
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